De-Baptisms in Brazil to Protest Government Spending for the Pope’s Recent Visit

Somehow, I missed this when it happened in July, but it’s too good to pass up. Daniel Sottomaior, president of the Brazilian Association of Atheists and Agnostics (ATEA), organized mock “de-baptisms” (complete with a hair dryer) as a way to protest his government spending $50,000,000 to accommodate Pope Francis‘ summer visit:

(Thanks to Yijun for the link!)

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